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Do I Have to be Awake During LASIK?

It is natural to feel a little apprehensive about undergoing LASIK surgery. Patients sometimes ask if they have to be awake during the LASIK procedure and the answer to that question is, yes. Conscious cooperation is necessary to achieve accuracy during the fixation portion of the procedure, and so all... Read More

Is LASIK Permanent?

Our patients at Aloha Laser Vision often consider LASIK vision correction surgery to achieve clear vision that no longer requires heavy dependence on glasses and contact lenses. LASIK has the capability of correcting vision for certain patients with nearsightedness, farsightedness and/or astigmatism who are deemed good candidates for the procedure.... Read More

Is LASIK as Safe as Contact Lens Wear?

When weighing the pros and cons of proceeding with LASIK surgery, patients at Aloha Laser Vision commonly ask our eye surgeons if LASIK is as safe as wearing contact lenses. The answer to that question often surprises them, as many expect to hear that contact lenses are the safer option.... Read More

Dr. Alan Faulkner Named OSN Premier Surgeon

We are proud to announce that Aloha Laser Vision’s founder and lead surgeon Alan Faulkner, MD has been recognized as a Premier Surgeon by Ocular Surgery News (OSN), a print and online publication dedicated to providing first-rate information to ophthalmic professionals worldwide. Dr. Faulkner is the only surgeon to make... Read More

KAMRA Inlay Featured Patient – Tami, Tattoo Artist

Tami is a local girl, born and raised upcountry on the fertile slopes of Haleakala on the island of Maui. She loves horseback riding, ocean sports, polo, gardening, and travelling the world. As a Certified Medical Micropigmentologist and owner of Angel Eyes Permanent Make-up and Tattoo, Tami’s work demands extreme... Read More

KAMRA Corneal Inlay for Presbyopia Treatment

Recently, Keala, an employee and patient of Aloha Laser Vision, underwent presbyopia treatment with placement of the KAMRA™ Corneal Inlay implantable lens. The innovative vision correction procedure was performed by Dr. Alan Faulkner with the assistance of the WaveLight® FS200 Femtosecond Laser. In an in-depth interview, Keala describes the limitations... Read More

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